Christina M. Hein

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Dehydration is a common and severe diagnosis especially among the elderly. Monitoring a healthy fluid intake is therefore vital. In this contribution five sensor approaches that detect fluid intake are presented and compared. Four of the sensor system use an indirect method by monitoring filling levels in a cup. The first concept is equipped with a(More)
This contribution presents a smart cup that uses a capacitive sensor to detect its filling level in order to monitor fluid intake over time. Dehydration is frequently diagnosed in hospitals among the elderly and connected to numerous sequelae and deaths. An automated monitoring system that detects daily fluid intake of a patient could reduce the(More)
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